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  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/02/15 01:13 PM,
    When Brad Englander was deciding how to expand his gear list to include a console, he was certain about one thing: “all roads led back to API.” At the time, he already had four 512cs in an API lunchbox, but wanted even more of the “same clean and punchy sound,” so he turned to the 1608, along with a 2500, for the solution. Englander owns “Bassmental”, a studio he runs from his home in Great Falls, Virginia. The studio works… View this story
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    Bobby Owsinski 09/02/15 12:29 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   The people that read my blog run about 50/50, seasoned pros to beginners in the business, and this post is aimed directly at those that don’t have a lot of recording experience. It’s an excerpt from How To Make Your Band Sound Great that covers the mindset of recording, not the technical part. There are so many great artists, bands, musicians, engineers, and producers out there, and so much written about how… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/02/15 09:26 AM,
    Linkin Park’s latest release, The Hunting Party, carries the band’s tradition of excellence forward yet again, with microphones from Royer Labs and its sister company Mojave Audio featured prominently in the project’s production. Los Angeles, CA-based mixer, recording engineer, and producer Ethan Mates served as the engineer in the production of The Hunting Party, which was released in June of 2014 on the Warner Brothers label. In addition to his work with Linkin Park, Mates has also worked on projects… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/02/15 08:56 AM,
    Avid announces a limited-time offer that delivers even greater value for the new generation of the digital audio workstation Pro Tools. Customers who buy a Pro Tools 12* annual upgrade and support plan, perpetual license or annual subscription and activate between now and September 30 will receive the Eleven AAX guitar and bass amp plug-in (a $499 value) free of charge. Pro Tools 12 gives users new flexible licensing options and access to more frequent feature releases. Pro Tools customers… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/02/15 06:40 AM,
    Shure announces that MOTIV digital products, a new microphone line suited for individuals looking to capture audio for vocal/acoustic recording, podcasts, YouTube videos, field recording, and more, are now shipping. The MOTIV products include four new Apple MFi (made for iPhone, iPod, iPad) Certified devices, including three condenser microphones and a digital audio interface that can connect directly to any iOS device without additional adapters or connection kits. In addition, the MVL, an omnidirectional condenser lavalier microphone, is part of… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/01/15 12:42 PM,
    Hybrid Studios, Orange County recording studio and sound stage, hosted the next generation of songwriters and musicians in The Collective Music Summer Music Academy for the recording portion of their summer camp and tour. “It is important to us at The Collective Sound to provide an authentic recording experience to the young musicians attending our 3 week summer academy,” said Zac Smith, the program’s founder and executive director. “Hybrid is a world class studio and certainly provides them with a… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessDigitalEducationEngineerStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/01/15 11:45 AM,
    The live ceremony for the second annual Pensado Awards took place on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA. The event attendees read like a who’s-who of the audio community, with over 700 in attendance, including prominent TV personality, producer and musician Randy Jackson (American Idol, Journey, etc.), producer Young Guru (Jay Z, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey), producer Quincy Jones, producer/recording artist Dave Stewart, producer/engineer Al Schmitt, vocalist Patti Austin, songwriter and vocalist Siedah Garrett and… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/01/15 10:20 AM,
    Situated at the Marina Mazatlan, singer/songwriter Isidro Espinoza Paz’s newly-constructed ESPI 10.29 Studios showcases a Solid State Logic Duality at the heart of its main control room. The leader of the regional Mexican “banda” genre, Espinoza (whose fans have nicknamed “Espi”) has penned songs for well-known artists including Banda Cuisillos, La Adictiva de San José Mesillas, La Arrolladora Banda el Limón, Jenni Rivera, Chuy Lizarraga, Adair Elizalde, El Potro de Sinaloa, Sergio Vega, Calibre 50, Montez de Durango, La MS,… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/01/15 09:25 AM,
    Increasing numbers of students at the audio engineering branch of Oxygen College have resulted in the commission of a brand new, larger studio where a 36 channel Audient ASP8024 mixing console with Dual Layer Control (DLC) and patchbay now takes center stage. Newly opened in May, this latest addition to the Geelong West music facility is in the care of head of audio Tom Isaac, who explains, “It is used predominantly by our Advanced Diploma of Sound Production students.” He… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationManufacturerMixerStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/01/15 06:51 AM,
    John Harris, music mixer for the Stravinsky Hall at the Montreux Jazz Festival and partner in Music Mix Mobile, along with head technician Jerome Blondel and technician Rene Weis, use Waves SoundGrid technology and Waves plugins for mixing the Montreux Jazz Festival 2015 in the “Le Voyager” Broadcast Truck.  Jerome Blondel says, “The configuration we used in Le Voyager for mixing the Montreux Jazz Festival’s broadcast for the Stravinsky Hall was a SSL C200 HD console.” “In order to run… View this story
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